Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Click on the case studies below to find out what programs, projects and policies are being implemented in cities around the globe to accomplish Goal 1.

Learn more about the targets and indicators of SDG 1 at UN Sustainbale Development Knowledge Platform.

Case studies

17 case studies available.

Gender-sensitive park design at Einsiedlerpark and St. Johann Park
Vienna, Austria

Gender-sensitive park design at Einsiedlerpark ...

Gender-sensitive solutions to enable girls and young women to utilize public spaces and parks in a safer and better way

Integration Facilitators program for disadvantaged neighbourhoods in Berlin
Award
Berlin, Germany

Integration Facilitators program for disadvanta...

The program provides training and qualifications for unemployed people to work as mediators who facilitate the integration of new arrivals in local neighbourhoods.

Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program
Award
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Micro and Small Enterprise Development Program

This programme uses micro-credit loans and provides business training to alleviate poverty and unemployment in the city of Addis Ababa.

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadvantaged Neighbourhood
Ankara, Turkey

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadvantage...

This project aims to achieve social inclusion through civic engagement, cultural vitality, gender equity, and poverty reduction

Social Management of Habitat at informal settlements
Award
Buenos Aires (Ciudad), Argentina

Social Management of Habitat at informal settle...

In Buenos Aires, residents of informal neighbourhoods are encouraged to take an active role in the physical and social transformation of their own habitats.

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)
London, United Kingdom

Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA)

A charity organisation providing services to residents in East London to foster their integration.

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women
Kabul, Afghanistan

Food Ladder Oasis for Afghan Women

Social enterprise project addressing food security of vulnerable women and their families in Afghanistan.

Modern facility for transforming cassava into attiéké in the Songon Kassemblé
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Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Modern facility for transforming cassava into a...

A pilot project to improve the living conditions of women and young people in the District of Abidjan

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) through Cultivation of Agricultural  Products
El Alto, Bolivia

Strengthening the Women of El Alto (Bolivia) th...

The project for self-sustaining agriculture focuses on local families and especially on the women who have organized themselves in almost 600 community organizations in order to take care of daily issues in residential areas.